Articles by Madhusree Mukerjee

  • Love in the time of development Love in the time of development

    May 2016

    Pankaj Sekhsaria’s new novel about the Andaman islands turns real life into compelling prose.

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  • The 13 men from Subalpur The 13 men from Subalpur

    June 2015

    Sonia Faleiro's book on the Birbhum gang rape is riddled with inconsistencies and contradictions.

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  • The imperial roots of hunger The imperial roots of hunger

    June 2014

    From the British Raj to today, the dictates of global markets still deny millions in India the opportunity to feed themselves.

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  • A rotten core A rotten core

    August 2013

    M V Ramana’s book dissects India’s nuclear-power lobby to expose its lies and deceit.

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  • To live free To live free

    August 2012

    A new book exposes the myths behind India's 'growth miracle', and looks for ways out of the ecological and social devastation of the current neoliberal model.

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  • How hate works

    Ravi, 06 July 2019

    An in depth and insightful reading of the book. Addresses the need to engage with the increasing polarization and communal violence . Inspired to pro...

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  • Stranded in Geneva Camp

    Alal O Dulal, 05 July 2019

    For more background, see Dina Siddqi's essay.

    From the 2014 editorial statement: AlalODulal Editorial Board condemns in the strongest terms the vio...

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  • The myth of the Assamese Bangladeshi

    Bishwanath Dutta Choudhury, 01 July 2019

    Excellent piece! Hopefully, some of those madmen who create these waves of heightened suspicion and anarchy for their political gains would read this ...

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